Licensure

The South Carolina Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board promulgates and enforce regulations setting forth minimum general standards covering the design, construction, location, installation, and operation of equipment for storing, handling, transporting by tank truck or tank trailer, and utilizing liquefied petroleum gases.

It is unlawful for a person to engage in the manufacture, distribution, sale, storage, or transportation by tank truck, tank trailer, or cylinder of liquefied petroleum gases or engage in the installation, servicing, repairing, adjusting, or connecting of appliances to liquefied petroleum gas systems and containers in this State without being licensed. A retail establishment which sells prefilled liquefied petroleum gas cylinders of twenty-five pounds or less is exempt.

Requirements

Detailed instructions are listed at the top of each application.

LP Gas Dealer, Reseller, Installer, and Cylinder Exchange Company applications must include the name and information for the permitted individual (qualifier) and/or an Employee Application for the individual applying to be the qualifier. QUALIFIERS ARE REQUIRED FOR EACH BUSINESS LOCATION.  

Complete Applications must also include:

  • Payment by Check, Money Order, or Credit Authorization Form only, made payable to LP Gas Board.
  • Copy of your current Certificate of Insurance (per S.C. Code of Laws 40-82-250).
  • Copy of Fire Safety Analysis from the Office of State Fire Marshal (if applicable). 

LP Gas Transporters and LP Gas Utility Plants must submit complete applications with:

  • Payment by Check, Money Order, or Credit Authorization Form only, made payable to LP Gas Board.
  • Copy of your current Certificate of Insurance (per S.C. Code of Laws 40-82-250).
Fee Information

LP-Gas Dealer: $400 biennially

LP-Gas Installer: $200 biennially

LP-Gas Reseller: $150 biennially

LP-Gas Transporter: $500 biennially

LP-Gas Utility Plant: $500 biennially

LP-Gas Cylinder Exchange Company:

(1- 25 Racks) $200 biennially

(26 - 100 Racks) $400 biennially

(101 - 499 Racks) $600 biennially

(500 – 999 Racks) $800 biennially

(1000 or more Racks) $1,000 biennially



LP Gas Employee Permit: $50 biennially

Examination Fee: $25 (each attempt)

Renewal Late Fees (July 1- August 31 of renewal year): $100

Paper Application
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